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Pu-Quà Equilibrist

Pu-Quà. An Equilibrist. / Faiseur de Tours d’Equilibre. Showing his arts. Colored stipple by J. Dadley (fl. before 1797 – after 1803). Inscribed: Pu-Quà, Cantòn, Delin. / Dadley, London, Sculpt. 11⅜ × 8⅞ in (28.8 × 22.4 cm).

According to Lipperheide Le 21 after-engraving about 1810 after Dadley’s print of 1799 (Lipperheide Le 17). – With explanation sheet (with tiny hole) in German-French parallel text. – The image sheet only quite minimally spotted.

“ … no people seems to have completed the art of balancing to that degree of perfection than the Chinese. ”

Offer no. 14,602 / EUR  118. (c. US$ 136.) + shipping

In great selection :
Working on China’s Rise
Pu-Quà’s colored Chinese professions


„ Das Bild ist heute zu meiner vollsten Zufriedenheit eingetroffen … Für die reibungslose und prompte Lieferung dankend, verbleibt mit den besten Endjahreswünschen, freundlichst Ihr … “

(Herr K. v. F., 16. Dezember 2008)